Top 100 hits of 1978

Here’s a list of 100 songs that topped the charts in 1978, as compiled by Billboard. We are reprinting it to guide those who want to have all these hits in their collection. You may have forgotten some songs (and even some artists) so we will try our best to refresh your memory by embedding YouTube videos, like the one above, “I love the nightlife” by Alicia Bridges.

001 – ANDY GIBB – SHADOW DANCING
002 – BEE GEES – NIGHT FEVER
003 – DEBBY BOONE – YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE
004 – BEE GEES – STAYIN’ ALIVE
005 – EXILE – KISS YOU ALL OVER
006 – BEE GEES – HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE
007 – PLAYER – BABY COME BACK
008 – ANDY GIBB – (LOVE IS) THICKER THAN WATER
009 – A TASTE OF HONEY – BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE

010 – COMMODORES – THREE TIMES A LADY
011 – FRANKIE VALLI – GREASE
012 – PAUL DAVIS – I GO CRAZY
013 – JOHN TRAVOLTA & OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN – YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT
014 – SAMANTHA SANG – EMOTION
015 – ERIC CLAPTON – LAY DOWN SALLY
016 – ROLLING STONES – MISS YOU
017 – BILLY JOEL – JUST THE WAY YOU ARE
018 – PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS – WITH A LITTLE LUCK
019 – YVONNE ELLIMAN – IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU
020 – CHIC – DANCE DANCE DANCE (YOWSAH YOWSAH YOWSAH)

021 – CHUCK MANGIONE – FEELS SO GOOD
022 – NICK GILDER – HOT CHILD IN THE CITY
023 – SWEET – LOVE IS LIKE OXYGEN
024 – BONNIE TYLER – IT’S A HEARTACHE
025 – QUEEN – WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS WE WILL ROCK YOU
026 – GERRY RAFFERTY – BAKER STREET
027 – BARRY MANILOW – CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU
028 – JOHNNY MATHIS & DENIECE WILLIAMS – TOO MUCH TOO LITTLE TOO LATE
029 – PETER BROWN – DANCE WITH ME
030 – MEAT LOAF – TWO OUT OF THREE AIN’T BAD

031 – RAYDIO – JACK & JILL
032 – ABBA – TAKE A CHANCE ON ME
033 – DAN HILL – SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH
034 – DONNA SUMMER – LAST DANCE
035 – OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN – HOPELESSLY DEVOTED TO YOU
036 – FOREIGNER – HOT BLOODED
037 – ROD STEWART – YOU’RE IN MY HEART
038 – ROBERTA FLACK & DONNY HATHAWAY – THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU
039 – KANSAS – DUST IN THE WIND
040 – WALTER EGAN – MAGNET AND STEEL

041 – RANDY NEWMAN – SHORT PEOPLE
042 – O’JAYS – USE TA BE MY GIRL
043 – NATALIE COLE – OUR LOVE
044 – PABLO CRUISE – LOVE WILL FIND A WAY
045 – ANDY GIBB – AN EVERLASTING LOVE
046 – JOHN PAUL YOUNG – LOVE IS IN THE AIR
047 – DAVID GATES – GOODBYE GIRL
048 – PAUL SIMON – SLIP SLIDIN’ AWAY
049 – HEATWAVE – THE GROOVE LINE
050 – JAY FERGUSON – THUNDER ISLAND

051 – ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION – IMAGINARY LOVER
052 – BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND – STILL THE SAME
053 – TOBY BEAU – MY ANGEL BABY
054 – TRAMMPS – DISCO INFERNO
055 – GEORGE BENSON – ON BROADWAY
056 – STYX – COME SAIL AWAY
057 – LTD – (EVERY TIME I TURN AROUND) BACK IN LOVE AGAIN
058 – PLAYER – THIS TIME I’M IN IT FOR LOVE
059 – CARLY SIMON – YOU BELONG TO ME
060 – DOLLY PARTON – HERE YOU COME AGAIN

061 – LINDA RONSTADT – BLUE BAYOU
062 – STEELY DAN – PEG
063 – ANNE MURRAY – YOU NEEDED ME
064 – EVELYN CHAMPAGNE KING – SHAME
065 – LITTLE RIVER BAND – REMINISCING
066 – JEFFERSON STARSHIP – COUNT ON ME
067 – EDDIE MONEY – BABY HOLD ON
068 – SHAUN CASSIDY – HEY DEANIE
069 – JOHN TRAVOLTA & OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN – SUMMER NIGHTS
070 – LYNYRD SKYNYRD – WHAT’S YOUR NAME

071 – CRYSTAL GAYLE – DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE
072 – PATTI SMITH GROUP – BECAUSE THE NIGHT
073 – ROBERT PALMER – EVERY KIND OF PEOPLE
074 – BARRY MANILOW – COPACABANA
075 – HEATWAVE – ALWAYS & FOREVER
076 – RICK JAMES – YOU AND I
077 – EARTH WIND & FIRE – SERPENTINE FIRE
078 – BOB WELCH – SENTIMENTAL LADY
079 – LEBLANC & CARR – FALLING
080 – SANTA ESMERALDA – DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD

081 – MICHAEL JOHNSON – BLUER THAN BLUE
082 – JACKSON BROWNE – RUNNING ON EMPTY
083 – KENNY LOGGINS – WHENEVER I CALL YOU FRIEND
084 – CHRIS REA – FOOL (IF YOU THINK IT’S OVER)
085 – FOXY – GET OFF
086 – ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – SWEET TALKIN’ WOMAN
087 – JOE WALSH – LIFE’S BEEN GOOD
088 – ALICIA BRIDGES – I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE
089 – HIGH INERGY – YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF (IN THE MIDDLE OF TURNING ME ON)
090 – LINDA RONSTADT – IT’S SO EASY

091 – ODYSSEY – NATIVE NEW YORKER
092 – PARLIAMENT – FLASH LIGHT
093 – BOSTON – DON’T LOOK BACK
094 – ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – TURN TO STONE
095 – ERUPTION – I CAN’T STAND THE RAIN
096 – BOB WELCH – EBONY EYES
097 – ABBA – THE NAME OF THE GAME
098 – RITA COOLIDGE – WE’RE ALL ALONE
099 – BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND – HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS
100 – STEELY DAN – DEACON BLUES

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